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dmwnc1
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posted 01-11-2011 10:31 AM      Profile for dmwnc1   Email dmwnc1   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Following her sistership the AMERICAN RACER by four days, the AMERICAN RELIANCE transits the Panama Canal seen here entering the Miraflores Locks enroute to Brownsville TX for dismantling:

AMERICAN RACER webcam grabs here:
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dmwnc1
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posted 01-11-2011 10:42 AM      Profile for dmwnc1   Email dmwnc1   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
A photo set of her in San Francisco being cleaned prior to her last journey:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/daver6/sets/72157625553999432/


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Lubber
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posted 01-11-2011 11:41 AM      Profile for Lubber     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
So these were among the Suisun Bay ghost fleet ships?
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posted 01-11-2011 11:50 AM      Profile for dmwnc1   Email dmwnc1   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Yes. MARAD has been cleaning house this last few months and a variety of Suisun Bay Ghost Fleet ships have passed through the Panama Canal. Here are several links to threads and photosets. The threads are of webcam grabs I got as they passed through, the photosets were taken by a San Francisco 'local' as the ships were being cleaned and prepared for their final voyages:

POPE and PATRICK
Pier 70 USS General John Pope (AP-110) 5-2010 - a set on Flickr

Pier 70 USS General Edwin Patrick (T-AP) 4-2010 - a set on Flickr

Cruise Talk: Pope and Patrick...waiting

RIDER VICTORY
Pier 70 SS Rider Victory in Drydock 3-2010 - a set on Flickr

ASPPhotoGallery (RIDER VICTORY in tow Miraflores Locks - Album_ID 3446)


WINTHROP VICTORY
SS Windthrop Victory's last voyage 3-2010 - a set on Flickr

ASPPhotoGallery (WINTHROP VICTORY in tow Panama Canal - Album_ID 3442)


USNS MISSION SANTA YNEZ
Pier 70 USNS Mission Santa Ynez 4-2010 - a set on Flickr

USNS Mission Santa Ynez 3-2010 - a set on Flickr

Cruise Talk: USNS Mission Santa Ynez in Panama Canal

GETTYSBURG
Exxon Gettysburg at Pier 70 5-2010 - a set on Flickr

 http://www.travelserver.net/travelpage/aspgallery/pictures/Ad_3482_14.jpg 

 http://www.travelserver.net/travelpage/aspgallery/pictures/Ad_3521_7.jpg 

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AMERICAN RACER
SS American Racer 12-2010 - a set on Flickr

Cruise Talk: SS American Racer of United States Lines

AMERICAN RELIANCE
In Panama Canal

TALUGA
USS Taluga at Pier 70 BEA Drydock 7-2010 - a set on Flickr

 http://www.travelserver.net/travelpage/aspgallery/pictures/Ad_3510_12.jpg 

 http://www.travelserver.net/travelpage/aspgallery/pictures/Ad_3510_13.jpg 

 http://www.travelserver.net/travelpage/aspgallery/pictures/Ad_3510_14.jpg 

EARLHAM VICTORY
S.S. Earlham Victory at Pier 70 12-2009 - a set on Flickr

PAN AMERICAN VICTORY
USS Pan American Victory -the end is near- 11-2009 - a set on Flickr

SS DAWN
ex-African Dawn

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Found this dramatic picture of the SS American Reliance in tow prior to transiting the Panama Canal:

HERE


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posted 05-25-2011 12:53 PM      Profile for Frosty 4   Email Frosty 4   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The ship in the Panama Canal reminds me of the Oregon in the Clive Cussler novels.
(Oregon Files)
Anyone read his books?
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Yes Frosty have read them all and quite enjoy them
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